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Diabetes Prevention

According to the American Diabetes Association, 29.1 million Americans, 9.3% of the population, have diabetes. And 90-95% of these individuals have Type 2 Diabetes. Sadly, that number continues to grow. Type 2 Diabetes is quickly becoming an epidemic. Prevention is the key to stopping this deadly disease in its tracks. Diabetes prevention is as easy […]

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Spinach Quiche with Quinoa Crust

Recipe: Spinach Quiche with Quinoa Crust

Ingredients CRUST: 2 cups cooked quinoa, chilled 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 large egg, beaten Cooking spray  FILLING: 1-teaspoon canola oil 1/2 onion, thinly sliced 1 (5-ounce) bag baby spinach 1/2 cup 1% low-fat milk 1/2-teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 4 large eggs 2 […]

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Pumpkin Ravioli

Recipe: Pumpkin Ravioli

Ingredients 1 cup canned pumpkin 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 24 wonton wrappers 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chicken broth 1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter Chopped parsley Directions Combine 1 cup pumpkin, 1/3 cup Parmesan, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper. Spoon about 2 teaspoons pumpkin […]

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Prevent Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Prevention

Did you know that breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women? According to a study, about 1 in 8 women in the United States experience breast cancer at some point. While some risk factors like family history can’t be changed or avoided, there are some lifestyle changes you can make […]

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Bright, white smile

Show Off Your Bright, White Smile!

Smile and show us those pearly whites! In honor of World Smile Day, check out these helpful tips to care for your teeth so you can reveal a radiating smile. Professional teeth-whitening treatments are affordable and provide amazing results. Between treatments, try the following methods to keep your smile looking its best: Apply at-home whitening […]

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Pumpkin Carving

Let’s Carve a Pumpkin!

Truly a fun and enjoyable tradition for both children and adults, what’s a Halloween celebration without a pumpkin carving? Check out these awesome tips and tricks for choosing the right tools and keeping your carved pumpkin fresh. First, it’s important to choose the right pumpkin. Select one that is fresh, with a stiff stem, no […]

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Get Heart Healthy!

Want to improve your heart health? Of course, you do! The first step is to recognize that diet plays an important role in cholesterol levels and heart health. Making nutritious food choices can help you feel better and obtain optimal health. Add these foods to your daily regime to give your cholesterol a push in […]

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Does Makeup Have a Shelf Life?

Wondering about the shelf life of that heap of makeup in your drawer? We all have that special cosmetics drawer that’s stocked so full we can hardly close it each day. But, how much of these products do you actually use on a regular basis? Most likely, very little of them. Cosmetics have a shelf […]

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Zucchini Boats

Recipe: Zucchini Boats

Ingredients 1 lg. zucchini 1/2 c. rice 1/2 lb. ground turkey 1 onion, diced 1 green pepper, diced 2 cups tomato sauce Grated Mozzarella cheese Salt & pepper Directions Cut zucchini in half and cut out center. Cut center up in small pieces and put pieces aside. Cook 1/2 cup rice; set aside. Brown ground […]

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college students

Healthy Habits for College

Sending those high school graduates off to college? We know…the first year can be mind-boggling for both students and parents. After all, transitioning to college requires a tremendous amount of preparation, adapting, and discipline. Students are on their own for the first time, and parents are forced to step back and let them make their […]

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